2020 collection covering the entire career of the unique and incomparable Ian Dury. This collection features some of Dury's earliest work with Kilburn & The High Roads, through a golden period of solo hits and classic recordings with the infamous Blockheads to his final studio album released in 2002, two years after his untimely passing in 2000. The Crown Prince of Essex... The punk poet laureate... Ian Dury's mastery of the English language and powerful performance made him an artist like no other. His wit, wisdom and showmanship are ever present here on classic tracks such as 'Reasons To Be Cheerful, PT 3', 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick', 'Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll'... all now unofficial British anthems! The collection also feature brand new liner notes by comedian, writer and Ian's friend, Phill Jupitus, alongside rare and unseen photographs.
2020 collection covering the entire career of the unique and incomparable Ian Dury. This collection features some of Dury's earliest work with Kilburn & The High Roads, through a golden period of solo hits and classic recordings with the infamous Blockheads to his final studio album released in 2002, two years after his untimely passing in 2000. The Crown Prince of Essex... The punk poet laureate... Ian Dury's mastery of the English language and powerful performance made him an artist like no other. His wit, wisdom and showmanship are ever present here on classic tracks such as 'Reasons To Be Cheerful, PT 3', 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick', 'Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll'... all now unofficial British anthems! The collection also feature brand new liner notes by comedian, writer and Ian's friend, Phill Jupitus, alongside rare and unseen photographs.
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Hit Me: The Best Of
Artist: Ian Dury
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1. Sex ; Drugs ; Rock ; Roll
2. Wake Up And Make Love With Me
3. Sweet Gene Vincent
4. Clevor Trever
5. Billericay Dickie
6. My Old Man
7. I'm Partial to Your Abracadabra
8. Plaistow Patricia
9. Blockheads 1
10. Pam's Moods  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
11. If I Was with a Woman 1
12. Upminster Kid  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
13. Billy Bentley (Promenades Himself In London)  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
14. Rough Kids  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
15. The Mumble Rumble and the Cocktail Rock  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
16. The Roadette Song  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
17. Crippled With Nerves  - By Kilburn and the High Roads 1
18. Blackmail Man 1
19. Reasons to Be Cheerful, Pt. 3 (12" Version)  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
20. Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick (12" Version)  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
21. What a Waste  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
22. Inbetweenies  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
23. I Want To Be Straight  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
24. This Is What We Find  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
25. There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
26. Waiting for Your Taxi  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 2
27. Razzle In My Pocket 2
28. You're More Than Fair  - By Ian Dury ; The Kilburns 2
29. Quiet  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
30. Common as Muck  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
31. Dance of the Screamers  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
32. Don't Ask Me  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
33. Mischief  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
34. Lullaby for Franci/es  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
35. Mash It Up Harry  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
36. Dance Little Rude Boy  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
37. Sueperman's Big Sister  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
38. Spasticus Autisticus (Live)  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 3
39. You'll See Glimpses  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
40. Fucking Ada  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
41. Hey, Hey Take Me Away  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
42. Dance of the Crackpots  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
43. Bed o' Roses No.9  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
44. O'Donegal 4
45. Itinerent Child 4
46. Geraldine  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
47. Jack Shit George  - By Ian Dury ; The Blockheads 4
48. I Believe 4
49. One Love 5
50. England's Glory (Demo)

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2020 collection covering the entire career of the unique and incomparable Ian Dury. This collection features some of Dury's earliest work with Kilburn & The High Roads, through a golden period of solo hits and classic recordings with the infamous Blockheads to his final studio album released in 2002, two years after his untimely passing in 2000. The Crown Prince of Essex... The punk poet laureate... Ian Dury's mastery of the English language and powerful performance made him an artist like no other. His wit, wisdom and showmanship are ever present here on classic tracks such as 'Reasons To Be Cheerful, PT 3', 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick', 'Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll'... all now unofficial British anthems! The collection also feature brand new liner notes by comedian, writer and Ian's friend, Phill Jupitus, alongside rare and unseen photographs.